Tag : Catholic Church
title : Duluth Diocese Files Bankruptcy After $8.1M Judgment on 1978 Sex Abuse Case by Priest
summary : Roman Catholic Diocese of Duluth bishops announced on Monday (Dec. 7) they filed for emergency bankruptcy protection following a jury verdict last month that held the Minnesota diocese responsible for more than half of an $8.1 million judgment on behalf of a victim of sex abuse by a priest.
date : Dec 08, 2015 12:08 PM EST
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Lands in Africa Hoping to Bridge Christian-Muslim Faultlines
summary : Pope Francis said on Wednesday he wanted to offer "spiritual and material" support to Africans on his first tour of the continent, where he will address a fast-growing Catholic congregation and seek to heal Christian-Muslim divisions.
date : Nov 25, 2015 11:12 AM EST
Pope Francis title : Keep Churches Open Urges Pope Francis, Despite Security Worries, Even For 'Lapsed Believers' and Migrants
summary : Amidst security fears resulting from recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Pope Francis on Wednesday said the doors of Catholic churches around the world must remain open.
date : Nov 19, 2015 10:38 AM EST
Halloween title : Halloween Causes a Spike In Demonic Possessions In October, Vatican Says
summary : The Catholic Church, which has annually condemned the popular celebration of Halloween, claims that a spike in possessions in October is down to this traditional practice, The Daily Mail reports.
date : Nov 01, 2015 11:48 AM EST
CBCP President Archbishop Socrates Villegas title : Philippine Catholic Church Backs Proposed Medical Marijuana Use For Terminally Ill
summary : The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Sunday threw its backing to the proposed Medical Marijuana bill in a pastoral message read to all Catholic churches across the country.
date : Aug 17, 2015 12:34 PM EDT
Jakob Fugger title : Jakob Fugger, 'World's First True Capitalist,' Helped Fundamentally Change Western Christianity
summary : Bankers in modern times have taken a beating in terms of reputation thanks to continuing economic uncertainty around the world. However, one German banker named Jakob Fugger of Augsburg wielded significant influence in the 1500s that led to the fundamental transformation of Christianity.
date : Jul 31, 2015 04:06 PM EDT
Father Junipero Serra statue title : Father Junipero Serra, Controversial Founder of 9 Spanish Missions in California, Focus of New Book
summary : Friar Junipero Serra was an 18th century missionary who founded nine of California’s 21 Catholic missions and is considered one of that state’s founding fathers. However, a new book is shedding light on how his interactions with local Native American tribes have led to his current polarizing status.
date : Jul 29, 2015 01:58 AM EDT
Boy Scouts title : U.S. Boy Scouts Vote on Resolution to Scrap Ban on Openly Gay Scout Adult Leaders; Church-Led Groups Can Still Enforce It For Now
summary : In a move from long-held tradition, the Boy Scouts of America has plans to eliminate the ban on openly gay scout leaders. However, this move would not apply to church-led scout groups, which can still choose scout leaders “whose beliefs are consistent with their own.”
date : Jul 27, 2015 10:09 AM EDT
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Apologizes for Catholic Church’s 'Grave Sins' against Indigenous People in South America
summary : Pope Francis has issued an apology to indigenous people across South America for what he described as “many grave sins” committed against them in the name of the Catholic Church. He made his comments in Bolivia on Thursday.
date : Jul 10, 2015 12:17 PM EDT
Gay and Same Sex Marriage Ruling in United States title : Tony Campolo’s Support for Gay Marriage Underscores Divide Amongst Christians About the Sensitive Issue
summary : The recent announcement by Christian Minister and longtime Democratic Party social justice activist Tony Campolo to "call for the full acceptance of Christian gay couples into the Church," has underscored the great divide amongst Christian about the sensitive issue with the progressive Evangelical left applauding him and the conservative evangelical criticizing his statement.
date : Jun 13, 2015 10:28 AM EDT
Ireland Gay Marriage Vote title : Vatican: Ireland's Gay Marriage Vote A ‘Defeat for Humanity’
summary : The Vatican continues to stand by comments made by its secretary of state condemning Ireland’s recent approval of same-sex marriage as a “disaster for humanity.”
date : May 27, 2015 06:28 PM EDT
'Three Parents' DNA IVF Technique title : UK Passes Bill to Allow Making Babies with DNA from 'Three-Parents'
summary : The United Kingdom has become the first country in the world to pass a bill that could allow scientists to use DNA from three different people to create babies. Critics charge that the bill could pave the way for "three-parent designer babies."
date : Feb 03, 2015 01:51 PM EST
Gary Sinise title : Actor Gary Sinise Cancels Appearances at Catholic Group With 'Gay Cure' Views
summary : Actor Gary Sinise, best known for his TV role in “CSI” and playing Lt. Dan in the film “Forrest Gump,” has decided to cancel his appearance at a Catholic group that held strong views on homosexuality. Fox News anchor Bret Baier has also decided to cancel an appearance there.
date : Jan 14, 2015 01:59 AM EST
Redondo Beach Church Car Crash title : DUI Driver Hits Crowd Outside Redondo Beach Church, Killing Three after Christmas Service
summary : Three people were killed outside a Redondo Beach, Calif. church after a woman allegedly hit a group of pedestrians and another car. The incident took place after the church ended its Christmas service.
date : Dec 18, 2014 02:52 PM EST
Pope Francis title : 'Stop Unjust Aggressor' ISIS: Pope Francis Is Calling for Justice and Peace--Not a 'Crusade'
summary : Pope Francis recently came under fire for comments he made seemingly green-lighting a crusade against the Middle East. However, some argue Francis' assertions were actually a thoughtful proposal to a critical situation.
date : Aug 21, 2014 01:24 PM EDT
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